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Comments about the soundtrack for Shrek (Powell/Gregson-Williams)

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Re: Rufus Wainwright?
• Posted by: ed   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Sunday, March 24, 2002, at 2:21 p.m.
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• In Response to: Rufus Wainwright? (Tarl Chapman)

OK, who REALLY sang this song on the film??

It was not Wainwright, nor Buckley, nor Cohen. Non of these sound at all like the film version. I did see the credits once, and I think Buckely may be given credit for the arrangement, but not for the performance.

Who did this??


> I think that Rufus Wainwright's version of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah was
> absolute garbage! If they didn't want to use Leonard, they could have used
> Jeff Buckley's version. I am sorry but the original version, and Buckley's
> version where 9 million times better than that cruddy version used in the
> film and on the soundtrack. He sounded lame as hell...

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  • Rufus Wainwright?  (6916 views)
       Tarl Chapman - Tuesday, January 22, 2002, at 2:32 p.m.
    •      Re: Rufus Wainwright?  (6230 views)    We're Here
         ed - Sunday, March 24, 2002, at 2:21 p.m.
      •    Re: Rufus Wainwright?  (5798 views)
           Traci Hollingsworth - Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at 4:22 p.m.
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         D. - Tuesday, February 12, 2002, at 1:51 p.m.

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